Gangavaram Port celebrates World Environment Day 2017

Posted by: at 6/05/2017 05:18:00 am

 The port planted more than 5000 saplings during the environmental week in & around Gangavaram Port

Vizag: June 5th, 2017 – Gangavaram Port Limited, India’s deepest and multi-purpose port celebrated the World Environment Day by initiating a week long Green belt development and awareness program at the port premises to create knowledge and express their commitment towards environmental sustainability.

Gangavaram Port celebrates World Environment Day 2017

Gangavaram Port celebrates World Environment Day 2017

Gangavaram Port celebrates World Environment Day 2017

Gangavaram Port celebrates World Environment Day 2017


This year theme for the World Environment day 2017 was ‘Connecting People to Nature’ .The theme inspires people to go outside and show that they are with Nature. It’s time that people appreciate Natures beauty and its importance and take steps to protect mother Earth .This year’s theme invites  publicto think about how everyone is a  part of nature and how intimately we depend on it.
Keeping in line with the current year theme of Connecting people to Nature Gangavaram Port began the Environment Day celebrations from 31st May 2017. As a part of the initiatives the staff and the management of the port kickstarted the green drive by planting more than 5000 saplings, with a pledge to plant more than 60,000 saplings in the port premises and neighbourhood area during the year.  The port management also undertook Environmental awareness programmes, audits and workshops as a part of week-long Environment day celebrations.

The program was attended by Sri V Janardhana Rao, Director (Operations), Sri G Brahmaiah, Director (S&P), Sri. K Rajaratnam Naidu, Sr Vice President (R&R and Security) and Smt D Jyothi, AVP (Environment) along with key staff and members from the port.


Apart from sapling plantation at the port premises Gangavaram Port Senior Officials and Employees voluntarily participated in the “Green Rally” event organized by AP Pollution Control Board, Visakhapatnam. The event was flagged at Rama Krishna Beach and was attended by people from all walks of life.


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